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- Posted on Jul 30th 2010 12:30PM by Garin Pirnia
The Ultimate Music Geek Quiz
What is the name of A-Ha's second album?
- 'The Sun Always Shines on TV'
- 'Foot of the Mountain'
- 'Scoundrel Days'
- 'Hunting High and Low'
Aimee Mann has a blink-and-you-might-miss it performance in what '90s cult movie?
- 'The Big Lebowski'
- 'Dazed and Confused'
Which band contributed the song 'Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want' to a scene in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'?
- She and Him
- The Smiths
- The Dream Academy
The band Nerf Herder named themselves after a 'Star Wars' insult but also contributed the theme song to what Joss Whedon show?
- 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'
- 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog'
Which actress sang the theme song 'Falling' for the show 'Twin Peaks'?
- Sherilyn Fenn
- Julee Cruise
- Peggy Lipton
- Laura Dern
The Italian band Goblin composed several soundtracks for what Italian horror director?
- Dario Argento
- Marino Girolami
- Lucio Fulci
- Mario Bava
Coldplay's Chris Martin parodied himself in what Ricky Gervais project?
- 'The Office'
- 'The Invention of Lying'
- 'Ghost Town'
Which member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers made a cameo appearance in Moby's 2002 music video 'We Are Made of Stars'?
- Dave Navarro
- John Frusciante
- Anthony Kiedis
In the film 'High Fidelity,' a concert poster for what headlining band is hanging up in Rob Gordon's apartment?
- Beta Band
- Of Montreal
- Belle and Sebastian
'The Simpsons' has always been known for its self-deprecating celebrity cameos. Which of these musical acts made fun of itself in an episode?
- Robert Goulet
- 50 Cent
- 'N Sync
- They all have
What artist and song won the first-ever Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Song of the Year, in 1959?
- The Champs, 'Tequila'
- Bobby Darin, 'Splish Splash'
- Domenico Modugno, 'Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu'
- Jerry Lee Lewis, 'Great Balls of Fire'
Not only did Huey Lewis contribute a couple of songs to the 'Back to the Future' soundtrack, but he had a small uncredited role in the film as what?
- School Teacher
- High School Band Audition Judge
- Terrorist Van Driver
- Bystander No. 2
Writer-director Cameron Crowe enlisted his wife, Nancy Wilson, to supply musical scores for a few of his movies. What hard rock band is she a member of?
- The Runaways
The late, great Malcolm McLaren made headlines for being the Sex Pistols' irascible manager and also had a solo music career. What's the name of his 1983 debut album?
- 'Duck Rock'
- 'Swamp Thing'
- 'Duck Soup'
Ciccone Youth was the edgy side project of Sonic Youth. Where did the name derive from?
- A combination of Sonic Youth and a mobster's name
- A combination of Sonic Youth and an Italian dish
- A combination of Sonic Youth and Madonna's surname
- None of the above
Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood plays a lot of instruments, but what's the name of the exotic instrument he played on four of Radiohead's albums?
- The ondes Martenot
- The melodica
- The Mellotron
- The theremin
The Rolling Stones sued the Verve because they overused a snippet of which one of their songs?
- 'The Last Time'
- 'Wild Horses'
- 'Paint It, Black'
- 'Start Me Up'
Scottish DJ-producer Mylo's song 'In My Arms' was a mash-up of '80s one-hit wonder 'Bette Davis Eyes' and what other megahit '80s song?
- 'Never Gonna Give You Up'
- 'Waiting For a Star to Fall'
- 'Hungry Eyes'
- 'Nothing Is Gonna Stop Us Now'
In the film 'Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,' the lead singer of the fictitious rock group the Weird Sisters was portrayed by which famous real-life musician?
- Jarvis Cocker
- Thom Yorke
- Gary Numan
In 2003, Sufjan Stevens set out to record one album per each of the 50 US states. How many of them has he released so far?